• Will the Bears open the season with two rookie lineman? It’s been done before

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Aug 18, 2013
    How far does he think he has come since the Bears drafted him 20th overall in April? Pro Football Focus, which the Bears and other teams have used, rates Long as the best guard of the preseason. If Long and Mills end up starting together, the Bears will be using a similar tack: relying on the rookies’ stronger run-blocking ability and hoping Jay Cutler can get rid of the ball quickly with three-step drops in coach Marc Trestman’s offense. The last team to play first-year rookies on the same side from Day ...
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    • Will Bears open the season with two rookie linemen? It’s been done before

      Starting two rookies on the same side of an offensive line is so fraught with risk, even bad NFL teams rarely do it — and hardly ever by design. Yet, after an impressive performance by guard Kyle Long and tackle Jordan Mills against the San Diego Charge…
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  • First-round pick Kyle Long coming along quickly for Bears

    Bears rookie guard Kyle Long sat at his locker at Soldier Field in disbelief. He wouldn’t say it, but he just had turned in a dominating performance Thursday against the San Diego Chargers on national TV. He impressed with his strength, agility and nast…
    Source: suntimes.com

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